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True costs

At the moment those who are part of the transport system do not always pay for the costs they incur. External costs and external benefits are not included in the price of mobility. The polluter-pays principle, however, only is effective if all costs are taken into account. If true costs are paid, this influences the individual choice of transport modes and improves competition between different means of transport which, in turn, leads to more efficient transport.

Alpine Initiative

The Alpine Initiative is a Swiss association. In 1989 the association launched the popular initiative "for the protection of the Alpine region from transit traffic", that was accepted on the 20th February 1994 by a majority of both the Swiss population and the cantons. 

Alpine Initiative
Hellgasse 23
CH-6460 Altdorf UR
phone +41 41 870 97 81
Donations: CH4109000000190062469